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C52BD03562DE475A872586CA006BD758 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB21-247

HOUSE COMMITTEE ON STATE, CIVIC, MILITARY, & VETERANS AFFAIRS
Date May 3, 2021      
Location LSB A



SB21-247 - Amended, referred to the Committee of the Whole


01:38:21 PM  
Majority Leader Esgar and Minority Leader McKean, bill sponsors, introduced Senate Bill 21-247. The bill makes several process changes to allow nonpartisan staff of the state redistricting commissions to continue meeting legal deadlines while federal census data is delayed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
01:41:34 PM  
Amanda Gonzalez,
representing Colorado Common Cause; and Carlos Perez, representing Independent
Legislative Redistricting Commission, both testified to amend the bill.
 Members of the committee asked questions to Ms. Gonzalez and Mr.
Perez.
01:59:11 PM  
Jeremiah Barry, representing Independent Legislative Redistricting Commission, was available to answer committee questions. Members of the committee asked questions to Mr. Barry.
02:13:55 PM  
Chris Murray, General Counsel for the Republican Committee, testified to amend the bill.
02:23:53 PM  
The bill sponsors
introduced amendments L.006 (Attachment A) and L.008 (Attachment B).


02:23:54 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.008
Moved Duran
Seconded Woodrow
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville Excused
Tipper
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection


02:25:47 PM
Motion Adopt amendment L.006
Moved Duran
Seconded Woodrow
Bacon
Bernett
Bockenfeld
Duran
Hanks
Neville
Tipper
Valdez A.
Williams
Woodrow
Kennedy
YES: 0   NO: 0   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  Pass Without Objection
02:25:48 PM  
The bill sponsors offered closing remarks to Senate Bill 21-247.


02:27:39 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 21-247, as amended, to the Committee of the Whole.
Moved Duran
Seconded Tipper
Bacon Yes
Bernett Yes
Bockenfeld Yes
Duran Yes
Hanks No
Neville Yes
Tipper Yes
Valdez A. Yes
Williams Yes
Woodrow Yes
Kennedy Yes
Final YES: 10   NO: 1   EXC: 0   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS






COVID-19 Resources
2021 Ballot Information Booklet (Blue Book)
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